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Pokemon Go

It’s been a weird past 18 months, and one of the odder things has been the way games have evolved to deal with the ongoing pandemic. No game faced a bigger need to change, or a bigger challenge to

The logo for the UK Games Expo

After a spat of public criticism and vocal reprimands, it appears that this year's UK Games Expo has revised their health and safety policies regarding COVID-19. On their official website, the ones

Ghostwire: Tokyo

Tango Gameworks' latest title, (which is being published by Bethesda Gameworks) Ghostwire: Tokyo, has been delayed from October 2021 to early 2022. The news was just announced on Twitter, with the

The GenCon logo in front of red images of dice

For those planning on making the trip to physically attend GenCon 2021 this year, an update has happened regarding protections from COVID-19. In an official announcement on GenCon's website, it was

EVE Online PLEX for Good campaign cover

The EVE Online PLEX For Good campaign has raised over $135,000 to support COVID-19 Relief via the WHO's COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund and the John Hopkins Center for Health Security. EVE Online 

Plague Inc

Ndemic, the publisher and developer of Plague Inc. has seen their fruits of their partnership with global health experts in the form of Plague Inc: The Cure, a major expansion to the game that has

Evil Genius 2

Developer and publisher Rebellion has announced that their upcoming strategic simulator, Evil Genius 2, has been delayed from a 2020 release to the first half of 2021. An Update On Evil Genius 2:

The Long Dark Episode 4 release date delayed cover

Work-from-home challenges will see The Long Dark Episode 4 release date delayed beyond its intended December 2020 launch window. According to the game's developer, we should now expect the next

Stronghold: Warlords release date delayed cover

COVID-19 development challenges will see the Stronghold: Warlords release date delayed by several months so that the developers can have more time to get everything just right. First revealed at E3

A character in Arkane Studios' upcoming Deathloop

Arkane Studios has delayed its upcoming shooter Deathloop until Q2 2021. The studio says that development on the game is taking longer than it normally would due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic

Infinite time to launch

In a shocking announcement today, 343 studio head Chris Lee announced that Halo Infinite will be delayed, meaning it will not hit make the launch of the Xbox Series X. Now set to release at an

NHL 20

NHL 21 has been delayed until October of this year, shifting one month from its annual release date of September. The first look for NHL 21 is in August

Destiny 2 Beyond Light release date delayed cover

There's a bit of bad news for the FPSMMO fans out there: the Destiny 2: Beyond Light release date has been pushed back to later in 2020. If you're not up to speed on the latest in Destiny 2 

FF7 Remake Part 2 delays cover

While fans have been enjoying the remastered adventures of Cloud and his friends, we're still waiting on the FF7 Remake Part 2. Unfortunately, the development of this next part is running the risk of

A night-time scene in Tales of Arise

Tales of Arise, the latest game in Bandai Namco's long-running Tales series, has been delayed beyond 2020. No new launch window has been announced for the game as of yet. Producer Yusuke Tomizawa,

Path of Exile

Path of Exile 2, which was announced last year to be potentially releasing its beta later this year, has had its beta delayed until 2021. This delay is due to COVID-19, which has made work harder for

Borderlands 3 Antisocial Mask cover

Like many other companies, Gearbox is stepping up to help out with charitable relief efforts for the professionals dealing with COVID-19. Now, you can pick up a sweet Borderlands 3 Antisocial Mask

Pride Crossing

With COVID-19 not allowing for festivals of any sort to occur this year, organizers have turned to video games such as Animal Crossing: New Horizons instead. Apparently this in-game festival will be

EVE Online

CCP has launched the third phase of Project Discovery together with Massively Multiplayer Online Science (MMOS), which is both a citizen science project and mini-game that can be found within EVE

Pokemon Go

Today, Niantic is announcing a new initiative to help small businesses in the recovery from the economic recession caused by the coronavirus pandemic thus far this year. The Pokemon Go Local Business

Pokemon Go Preview Image

In light of the state of the world still working around Coronavirus this year, Niantic has understood that they won't be able to have a concentration Pokemon GO Fest as they have in previous years in

Pokemon Go Fest Group

With stores closed, public places shuttered, and most of the world in general lockdown, video games have emerged as one of the few pre-pandemic activities to remain somewhat social, now that little

Play NYC 2020 cover

Details on Play NYC 2020 have been announced and it's kind of what we expected: New York City's biggest dedicated gaming convention is going to be using an online-only format, but it's not all bad

Ary and the Secret of Seasons delayed again cover

Earlier this year, it was announced that the upcoming 3D Metroidvania Ary and the Secret of Seasons would be delayed until Summer 2020. Now, the developers have made the unfortunate announcement that

Premier League

When the Premier League returns on Sky Sports on June 17, in-game crowd noises and catch-up options will be included for viewers. Sky Sports has partnered with EA Sports FIFA to provide services for

Summer GDQ Online 2020

Games Done Quick has been speedrunning for charity for years, but now it's had to make a change to help keep everyone safe. Summer GDQ Online 2020 will be a remote event that will aim to accomplish

Animal Crossing Tiananmen Square memorial cover

More than one Animal Crossing Tienanmen Square memorial has been organized by Hong Kong-based players in-game after Hong Kong banned public gatherings due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As Abacus News

Elevate 2020 cover

The cancellation of GDC 2020 had a lot of ripple effects on the gaming industry. Some of these were more devastating for others, especially indie developers — and Elevate 2020 is here to save the day

PHOGS! release date delay cover

If you're looking to play a cute game about adorable puppers, prepare to be disappointed: Bit Loom Games and Coatsink have announced a PHOGS! release date delay. What's PHOGS! all about? Check out

No Straight Roads

No Straight Roads, an action adventure title from developers involved in Final Fantasy XV and Street Fighter V, has been delayed from June 30, 2020 to later this summer